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Averill, Avril, n. Also: Averille, -yl, Aviril (Affiril), Avyrylle, Avirhil, Awerhill; Auryll. [ME. Averil, Averel, OF. Averil, Avrill, etc.: cf. Aprill n.] April. 1385 Rotuli Sc. II. 73/1 (the xix day of Averill next).
1385 3rd Rep. Hist. MSS. App. 410 (the xxi day of Auryll next).
1397 Douglas Chart. 37 (the xxvij day of the moneth of Affiril).
1398 Grant Chart. 15 (the vij day of Aviril).
1416 Maxwell Mem. I. 141 (the sevynt day of the moneth of Avirhil).
Wynt. viii. 3793 (in the moneth of Avyrylle).
a 1500 Coldstream Chart. 45 (the thrid Monwnday owt geingand of Awerhill).
1507 Reg. Episc. Brechin II. 157 (the xxvii day of Averill).

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